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Name: GILLIAN EVERARD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/04/1963
Completed: 09/1963
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 259
Dimensions: 1598grt, 990nrt, 266.5 x 39.3 x 16.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Polar type, 8cyl, 1500bhp; (1974: 4SCSA, Polar type, 8cyl, 1540bhp)
Engines by: Nydqvist & Holm Ab, Trollhattan, Sweden; (1974: British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 304694
History:
09/1963 Cattedown Wharves Ltd, Plymouth
07/1967 Clydesdale Shipowners Co Ltd, Glasgow
01/1975 Transferred to FT Everard & Sons Ltd
06/1984 Dimita Shipping Co Ltd (Interuniversal Chartering SA, managers), Malta
06/1984 Renamed CAPTAIN CHRISTOS G
1987 Hippocrates Nikoretzis, Honduras; renamed GEORGIOS
1988 Galatia Shipping Co SA, Honduras
1997 MGN Shipping Sarl, Honduras
05/08/2001 Sank
Comments: 09/1974: Re-engined
05/08/2001: Intercepted 60 nautical miles off Kuwait attempting to smuggle crude oil from Iraq and was sunk by NATO forces.


Photo as GILLIAN EVERARD copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Photo as GILLIAN EVERARD courtesy of Richard Cox

Photo as GILLIAN EVERARD copyright of Ken Lubi